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Bastion Kitchen

1 Bastion Street | Athlone, Athlone N37 A2N7, Ireland
+353 87 972 1373
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (38 reviews)
“pitta” (26 reviews)
“spelt bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Bastion Street | Athlone, Athlone N37 A2N7, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee. Great access to my favourite porridge (Kilbeggin). Good atmosphere, very relaxing and friendly.

Thank mmr_ryan
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast, organic free range and tasty. Plus super turmeric lattes with your choice of milks. Friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere. Highly recommended, esp as there's yoga across the road at Venue 4, meditation upstairs, and The Bastion b&b is the best.

Thank 3chooks
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We went today after visiting the castle down the street, and this was such a surprise!! Our food was sooo good, and the baristas were extremely friendly. It was so nice for lunch today!!

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Bastion Kitchen has a simple menu, but packed with flavour and fresh produce. Really tasty lunches as well as coffee and lattes. While visiting family 20km away we made our way to Bastion Kitchen a few times over the two weeks. Our favourite lunch...More

Thank SocialTraveller
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A treasure with caring & attentive staff. The selection is superb, the ambience wonderful, and the attention of detail for gluten free issues outstanding. We went twice!!

Thank RCPO
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This was across the roads from our digs in a nice quirky area of Athlone. We had a lunch and a breakfast here. Both very good. They also had a yummy range of cakes on display, but I didn't try them, tempting though they were....More

Thank Waz W
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Was in for coffee one day, and had a scone and tea another day. Nice coffee and tea, and a very tasty scone, jam and marmalade. Delicious and well presented. Not a major criticism, but they could stretch the menu a little bit – e.g....More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for lunch, very fresh just delicious,coffee is also amazing. Very friendly staff. Definitely would visit again.

Thank Jade P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Booked a table (when we were passing) for 8 people for lunch at 2:30. Having mis-timed a boat trip we did not arrive until 3:30. Staff could not have been more helpful. Fantastic food. Best soup and pittas in particular. Would go back to Athlone...More

Thank Sinopa
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We came here several times for breakfast and lunch during our first week in Ireland. Great simple, natural food, with really good prices. My favorite was their poached egg breakfast, I think I had that at least 3 or 4 times :) We sampled many...More

Thank lillierebel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bastion Street | Athlone, Athlone N37 A2N7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 87 972 1373
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A small quaint cafe serving locally sourced fresh produce with a smile. A mix of healthy lite bites, organic produce, great coffees and home made desserts are all to be had in this character laden building which was part of the bastion of the castle.
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